Unlock the Secrets of your Soil!

A soil test is the analysis of a soil sample to determine nutrient and contaminated content, composition, and other characteristics such as the acidity or pH level. Why is it important to know this information? The quantity of available nutrients in the sample...

A Must-Have in Every Yard… Lilacs! 

There is a reason lilacs are so popular and have been enjoyed for generations! In fact, you probably have memories of these iconic plants as a youngster, even if you didn’t know what they were at the time. With proper care, lilacs can last for decades in your...

Winter Houseplant Care

Houseplant care during the winter can be a little trickier, but it sure doesn’t have to be complicated! Because winter temps are colder, the air is dryer and sunlight is more limited, we need to give our plants a little extra TLC during this time. * Houseplants...

“Living Coral” 2019 Pantone color of the year

The 2019 Pantone color of the year, “living coral,” is a vibrant color and one we often find in our natural surroundings. Work it into your garden’s color scheme this year and you’ll be the one who really rocks your block!  Plan ahead now with...
What to Cut…or Not…after a Killing Frost

What to Cut…or Not…after a Killing Frost

In the fall, we get a lot of questions about what plants to cut back. There really isn’t a set rule on many of these plants, and the answer can also vary depending on each gardener’s situation. Much is determined by individual preference, time constraints, weather,...
Fall Bulb Planting Tips For Spring Color!

Fall Bulb Planting Tips For Spring Color!

Get a jump start on spring color by planting bulbs this fall. Here are some handy planting tips from the American Association of Nurserymen. Plan for Continuous Color. Many bulbs only bloom for a few weeks, so base your selections not only on their color, but also on...
Tips for Adding Fall Color!

Tips for Adding Fall Color!

Want to add some fantastic fall color to enjoy for years to come?  Consider these favorites… * Burning Bush * Hydrangeas * Hardy Mammoth Mums * Maple trees: different varieties peak at different times. * Ornamental Grasses * Rudbeckia   Tips for Adding Fall...